Senior Director, Strategic Business Development
Speaker Bio: Sean Newell is the Senior Director of Strategic Business Development at Elsevier, where he focuses on the broader subject of research impact, working with funders and institutions globally. Prior to joining Elsevier, he was the CEO of Researchfish, the research tracking platform, which is used by funding agencies worldwide and tracks over 4 million research outputs. Sean joined Researchfish in 2015 and grew the business from start-up phase through to acquisition by Interfolio in 2019. At Interfolio Sean was part of the executive team that sold the business to Elsevier in 2022. Sean has established strong links with research funders, research organizations, and institutions around the world to help them track and understand the impact of their research. Outside of work, Sean is a husband, father, dog walker, servant to a cat and is a lifelong tragic musician.